- people in cow costumes,
- cows upon which experiments have gone horribly wrong,
- people upon whom experiments have gone better than expected, or
- some combination of all of these.
In any case, the idea that the genes of your food become part of your own genome is absurd. If that were true, I'd be some sort of porcine creature by now.³ I dare you to find a viable source of nutrition that does not contain any genetic material. Normally, I would place some of wager along with this, such as a new car, or a Nintendo Wii, but seeing as you're going to die in a few weeks of starvation, there's no need to get my hopes up.
¹ Is that even a word? I don't think it is, but I'll still use it.
² Now I'm just being a liar. Of course I'm here to judge.
³ Preemptive strike: Assuming that I'm not already a bit on the porkish side.